By Anna Laffrey
Ketchikan Daily News 

Tlingit food culture video series wins national awards


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Tamara Buoy, of Craig, pulls apart and fluffs up ground black seaweed as it dries on a sheet in the sun in this undated photo.

In the new online video series "Harvest" that recently won national television awards, residents of Prince of Wales Island show the entire process for harvesting and preparing beach greens, gumboots, seaweed, seal, herring eggs, fireweed honey, Indian cheese, dry fish, newspaper fish and stink heads.

The series' 10 videos range from four to 15 minutes long and include gathering partners sitting in a patch of sea asparagus, floating over kelp forests. Another shows expert hands cutting seal and salmon.

At the end of each episode, slides show detailed instructions for creating each food: "At...

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